2020 / 2021 / 2022 Chinese Public Holiday Calendar
In China, there are public holidays on 7 legal festivals in a year, namely New Year's Day, Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, and National Day.
Some people have a half day off on the following four days or anniversaries including Women's Day, Youth Day, Children's Day and Army Day of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Women have half day off on Women's Day. Young people over 14 years of age have a half day off on Youth Day. Children under 14 years old have a day off on Children's Day. Active members of the army have a half-day off on Army Day.
People celebrate many other festivals but they do not have time off: Arbor Day, International Nurses' Day, Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party, Teachers' Day and Journalists' Day.
Here is a detailed 2020 / 2021 / 2022 China public holiday schedule for your reference:
List of National Public Holidays of China in 2020 / 2021 / 2022
|Festival||Date||2020 days off||2021 days off||2022 days off|
|New Year's Day||Jan. 1|| |
Jan. 1, 2020
|Jan. 1 - 3, 2021||Jan. 1 - 3, 2022|
|Chinese New Year|| |
in Jan. or Feb.
Jan. 25, 2020; Holiday: Jan. 24 - 30
|Feb. 12, 2021; Holiday: Feb. 11 - 17||Feb. 1, 2022; Holiday: Jan. 31 - Feb. 6|
|Qingming Festival||Apr. 4 or 5|| |
Apr. 4, 2020; Holiday: Apr. 4 - 6
|Apr. 4, 2021; Holiday: Apr. 3 - 5||Apr. 5, 2022; Holiday: Apr. 3 - 5|
|May Day||May 1||May 1 - 5, 2020||May 1 - 3, 2021||Apr. 30 - May. 2 , 2022|
|Dragon Boat Festival||the 5th day of the 5th lunar month||Jun. 25, 2020; Holiday: Jun. 25 - 27||Jun. 14, 2021; Holiday: Jun. 12 - 14||Jun. 3, 2022; Holiday: Jun. 3 - 5|
|Mid-Autumn Day||the 15th day of the 8th lunar month||Oct. 1, 2020, within the |
National Day holiday.
|Sep. 21, 2021; Holiday: Sep. 19 - 21||Sep. 10, 2022; Holiday: Sep. 10 - 12|
|National Day||Oct. 1||Oct. 1 - 7, 2020, prolong to Oct. 8||Oct. 1 - 7, 2021||Oct. 1 - 7, 2022|
China Holidays for Certain Groups
|Festival||Date||Official Holidays||2020 / 2021 / 2022 days off|
|Women's Day||Mar. 8||half day for women||half day of Mar. 8|
|Youth Day||May 4||half day for youth above 14 years old||half day of May 4|
|Children's Day||Jun. 1||1 day for children under 13 years old||Jun. 1|
|Army Day of Chinese PLA||Aug. 1||half day for active army||half day of Aug. 1|
Other Festivals & Anniversaries in China
|Arbor Day||Mar. 12||no days off|
|International Nurse Day||May 12||no days off|
|Anniversary of the Founding of CCP||Jul. 1||no days off|
|Victory Day||Sep. 3||no days off|
|Teachers' Day||Sep. 10||no days off|
|Journalists' Day||Nov. 8||no days off|